It’s been a year! From a staff art showing in select branches, to the passing of longtime Library Commissioner, Rita Walters, beloved staff Cheryl Funada, Jan Metzler and Helene Mochedlover; to the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide Black Lives Matter protests. Our illustrious Librarians’ Guild President, Henry Gambill’s resignation to Library staff serving as Disaster Service Workers across the City of Los Angeles in which we filled and continue to fill many roles for our communities assisting those in need during this ongoing pandemic; to our fabulous 2020 DAIA recipients.
2020 has been a challenge for so many. We have all done and continue to do our best everyday juggling many roles and responsibilities. We see you, we hear you, and most importantly we appreciate you.Thank you all so much for the various roles that you have filled within the Librarians’ Guild, across the CIty of Los Angeles, and in your homes.
-- Ziba, Cynthia, and Rita
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